The Web of Life Sabino Canyon  
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These are the resources that were used by Judi Moreillon to gather information for this Web site:

The Amazing Animals of the World. Grolier Publishing, 1996.

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Book of Answers by David Wentworth Lazaroff. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Press, 1998.

Sabino Canyon: The Life of a Southwestern Oasis by David Wentworth Lazaroff. University of Arizona Press, 1993.

Sabino Canyon Volunteer Naturalist Training Materials

The World Book Encyclopedia. World Book Publishing, 2000.

Desert USA - with a special thank you for permission to use their photographs of the cottontail rabbit and the white-tailed deer

In addition to these print and online resources, the following people, "human resources," checked this Web site for accuracy and will continue to provide information to update it:

David Lazaroff, Author and Sabino Canyon Expert

Marion Erickson, Volunteer Naturalist and Sabino Canyon Plant Expert

Deb Judin, Vice President of the Sabino Canyon Volunteer Naturalist Program (1999-2001)

Ryan McCulley and Hassan Kamel, Graphic Designers (icons and logo)

A special thank-you to the Fields Family Singers, Stephanie, Tianna, Celeste, and Karen, for performing the songs found on this site and a huge thank-you to Josh Kanto and Bryan Cox at the University of Arizona Multimedia Learning Lab for their expertise in recording our songs.

These are some additional Web-based resources that may be helpful to students and teachers:

Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum
This is a world-renown natural history and botanical gardens located west of Tucson. The site includes frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the Sonoran Desert as well as specific information about some Sonoran Desert plants and animals. You can submit your own questions as well.

The Ecology WebQuest found on this site is designed as a tool to help you explore other Internet resources on this topic.

The Friends of Sabino Canyon: Just For Kids page has coloring book pages, crossword puzzles and more from the Sabino Kids workbook illustrated by Patty Sjolin.

Sabino Canyon: Our Oasis in the Desert was created by Louise and Stuart Glogoff and is hosted by the University of Arizona Main Library's Web site. It includes information about Sabino Creek, plants and animals, fires and floods, hiking trails, and more. Take a virtual tour and get the LivePicture plug-in and check out the panoramic view!

Sabino Canyon Recreation Area
The Desert USA site has a great deal of information about the land, water, plants, and animals found in Sabino Canyon.

Southwest Wildlife
The homepage for this Web site has fantastic photographs of a gray fox and of a bobcat! The site contains Southwest animal facts and sounds, baby animal photographs, and a map of the Sonoran Desert.

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service
This link will take you to the Forest Service's Coronado National Forest Web Site.

These are the names and addresses of some of the people and agencies that can provide information or that help make decisions on behalf of the community about the Sabino Canyon Recreation Area:

United States Forest Service
Coronado National Forest
Santa Catalina Ranger District
Mr. Ron Senn, Acting Ranger
5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road
Tucson, AZ 85740
(520) 749-8700

Sabino Volunteer Naturalists Program
Coronado National Forest
5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road
Tucson, AZ 85740

Congressional Representative
Martha McSally

4400 E. Broadway, Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 882-3518


United States Senator John McCain
407 W. Congress, #103
Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 670-6334

Friends of Sabino Canyon
5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road
Tucson, AZ 85750
(520) 760-2319
United States Senator Jeff Flake 
L6840 N. Oracle Road, Suite 150
Tucson, AZ 85704
(520) 575-8633

Arizona Daily Star
Letters to the Editor



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